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Ryoji Ramen and Izakaya, Toronto

In Eating / Food On February 21, 2016 0 Comments

One mis-timed weekday dinner prep meant a scramble for a quick meal out that would appease us and the kids. On a friend’s recommendation for kid-friendly spots, we… Read More »

VANCOUVER: Suika Snack Bar Izakaya

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Vancouver On June 15, 2012 2 Comments

I love izakaya — the Japanese drinks and small plates concept — and now I love Suika Snack Bar the best. Suika is the younger sister of the… Read More »

RICHMOND: Guu Aberdeen

In Eating / Food, Kid-Friendly, Restaurants, Richmond B.C. On February 14, 2012 1 Comment

I first wrote about Guu in 2007 when they had three locations. Now the Japanese izakaya chain has eight, including Toronto. (Hi Gigi!) The one we’ve been going… Read More »

CALGARY: Late-night eating

In Calgary, Eating / Food, Restaurants On May 27, 2008 7 Comments

Let’s get the obvious out of the way first. Shibuya Izakaya is no Guu or Kingyo or Hapa Izakaya. It just doesn’t have the same flow or cheap… Read More »

VANCOUVER: Delicious yelling

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Vancouver On February 25, 2007 2 Comments

There’s a lot of yelling at Guu with Garlic but in a good way. When you walk in, the chefs and servers holler “IRASSHAIMASE!” It’s never really in… Read More »

VANCOUVER: Sister’s choice

In Eating / Food, Restaurants, Vancouver On August 13, 2006 0 Comments

UPDATE: Shiru Bay has closed as of the summer of 2008, but is looking for a new location. Everyone thought my younger sister was mute when she was… Read More »